Fairbanks, AK

2:10 PM AKDT on July 30, 2016 (GMT -0800)
200 Slater Dr. | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory Active Notice: Record Report

Elev 450 ft 64.84 °N, 147.70 °W | Updated 14 seconds ago

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Wind Variable Wind from West
Gusts 5.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1100 ft
Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Overcast 7000 ft
Dew Point 55 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 0.38 in
Snow Depth Not available.
4:46 AM 11:05 PM
Waning Crescent, 10% visible
METAR PAFB 302158Z AUTO 24014KT 5SM -RA BR SCT011 SCT050 OVC070 14/12 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP135 P0002 T01410124
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1100 ft
Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Overcast 7000 ft
Dew Point 55 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall 0.38 in
Snow Depth Not available.
4:46 AM 11:05 PM
Waning Crescent, 10% visible
METAR PAFB 302158Z AUTO 24014KT 5SM -RA BR SCT011 SCT050 OVC070 14/12 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP135 P0002 T01410124

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Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 11:36 AM AKDT Jul. 30, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* chena... little chena and Chatanika rivers.

* Through Sunday morning.

* Between one and two inches of rain has fallen over the chena and
Chatanika basins through Saturday morning. An additional 1 to
1.5 inches of rainfall is expected over the upper chena and
Chatanika basins through Sunday morning... with slightly lesser
amounts over the lower part of the basins. This rain is falling
on soils saturated from recent heavy rainfalls.

* Rapid rises will occur in the headwaters of local streams and
rivers beginning today with areas downstream rising through the
weekend.

* Expect the upper chena river near Two Rivers to be at 19.5 ft at
minor flood stage by Saturday night and downstream at Moose
Creek dam to be at 24.5 ft at minor flood stage by Sunday
evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood advisories or warnings. Those living in areas prone to
flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding
develop.




833 PM akdt Fri Jul 29 2016

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
streams and rivers between the Tanana and Yukon rivers from
Fairbanks and the White Mountain west...

* until 830 PM akdt Sunday

* at 833 PM akdt... rain has been falling over the chena and
Chatanika basins as well as over higher terrain between the Yukon
and Tanana rivers to the north and west of Fairbanks with amounts
ranging from two tenth of an inch to one inch. Another one to two
inches of rain is expected through Sunday. Many stream and rivers
in this area are already high due to heavy rain from last week.
This additional rain is expected to cause streams and small rivers
to rise rapidly Saturday and Sunday with minor flooding possible.
Flooding will be most likely on smaller creeks in steep terrain.

* Some locations that will experience minor flooding include... low
spots along the Tanana river between Fairbanks and
Manley... including Perkins Landing... Nenana... and Manley Hot
Springs. Also included are goldstream creek... and creeks crossing
the Elliott and Dalton highways south of the Yukon river.
Minor flooding is also expected on the chena river in the
Steamboat Landing subdivision.

In Fairbanks... water levels on the chena river will rise Saturday
   night and Sunday but are not expected to be higher than the past
week. Bike paths under bridges and low lying backyards will be
under water as they were earlier this week.

   There is a Flood Watch through Sunday for the all of the
Chatanika river and for the chena river upstream of the Moose
Creek dam

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